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Follow the IRS on YouTube and Twitter

FS-2011-05, January 2011

The IRS uses social media tools and platforms to share the latest information on tax changes, initiatives, products and services. These social media platforms include YouTube and Twitter. A listing is available on


The IRS has short and informative YouTube videos on tax related topics in English, American Sign Language (ASL) and a variety of foreign languages:

IRS Videos –

ASL Videos –

Multilingual Videos –


IRS tweets include various tax-related announcements, news for tax professionals and hiring initiatives:

@IRSnews –
IRS news and helpful information for the public, the press and practitioners

@IRStaxpros –
IRS news and guidance for tax professionals

@IRSenEspanol –
Información, Comunicados de Prensa y Noticias en Español del IRS
News and information in Spanish from IRS

@RecruitmentIRS –
IRS Human Capital Office

@YourVoiceatIRS –
Taxpayer Advocate Service

Audio Files for Podcasts

The IRS creates audio files for use as podcasts. Each short audio recording provides information on one tax related topic. The audio files and their transcripts can be found in the Multimedia Center on These files are also available as podcasts on iTunes.


Widgets are tools that can be placed on websites, blogs or social media networks to direct others to for information. The IRS has developed a variety of widgets that feature the latest tax initiatives and programs. These widgets can be found on Marketing Express, the marketing site that allows IRS partners and tax preparers to customize their IRS communications products.

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